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Cordillera Special Reserva Carmenere 2009 Wine Review

Cordillera Special Reserva Carmenere 2009

Cordillera Special Reserva Carmenere 2009

Curicó Valley, Chile

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $21.95

Drink: 2013-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Cordillera

Agent: FWM Canada

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Fleshy ripe red berries with vibrant acidity that demands food. Lots of campfire smoke and dried herbs. Layered and complex with great full-bodied weight. Pair with prime rib.

Carmenere food pairings: stir-fried beef with seasonal vegetables, veal liver sauté with sweet onions, tenderloin in croute.

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This Cordillera Special Reserva Carmenere 2009 was reviewed on April 16, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Earthy black cherry, licorice, and a touch of spice. The taste adds a touch of cocoa and keeps the dark cherry from the aroma. Decent rounded tannins, and a smoky cherry finish.
Bill Wright Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Earthy & smoky. Full bodied and a taste dominated by cherry and black pepper.
Tasted April 3/16
Courtney Flood rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Wild berry, dried cranberry, vanilla. Very plush berry coulis flavor. Milk chocolate.
Jacky Blisson rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Dark, inky garnet with pale rim. Herbaceous notes mingle with black licorice and dark fruits on the nose. Very sweet black fruit on the palate, layered with licorice spice. Balanced acidity, full body and smooth, rounded tannins. Nicely crafted, but fairly imposing red.
Produced by Miguel Torres, this voluptuous, supple Chilean red wine is made from the country's signature grape Carmenere. ? Community Wine Review

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